The Viscardi Middle Board of Director’s Chair Russ Cusick not too long ago introduced Chris Rosa has been appointed as the subsequent president and CEO of the middle, efficient Jan. 1, 2022. Rosa can even function president of the Henry Viscardi College and Skills, Inc.
Rosa was most not too long ago assistant vice chancellor for Pupil Inclusion Initiatives, Metropolis College of New York and has been a member of the Henry Viscardi College Board of Trustees since 2017, in addition to an energetic member of The Viscardi Middle’s Public Affairs Committee.
He has served because the assistant vice chancellor for Pupil Inclusion Initiatives on the Metropolis College of New York, the nation’s largest city public college system, since 2019.
On this function, he designed and led packages that promote entry, fairness, and inclusion for college kids who’ve traditionally under-participated in greater training, together with CUNY’s greater than 11,000 college students with disabilities, 3,200 scholar veterans, 17,000 LGBTQI college students, and over 6,000 undocumented college students. Rosa’s greater training governance consists of serving as CUNY’s interim vice chancellor for Pupil Affairs and the college’s assistant dean for Pupil Affairs.
Rosa joined the CUNY Workplace of Pupil Affairs in July 2004 after 11 years of scholar affairs expertise at his alma mater, Queens School. Whereas at Queens School, he served as its director of companies for College students with Disabilities, as director of its Pupil Help Companies Program, as its 504/ADA compliance officer, as its affirmative motion officer, and as a scholar disciplinary officer.
At Queens School, he collaborated with the New York Metropolis Division of Training’s District 75 to create its Inclusive Larger Training Program.
A printed incapacity research scholar, he was a college member for CUNY’s Grasp’s Program in Incapacity Research in addition to the co-executive officer of the Society for Incapacity Research, the worldwide skilled affiliation for Incapacity Research Students. He’s a staunch advocate for financial justice for individuals with disabilities.